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Should we drink diet soda or not? The latest study doesn't really clear things up. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Diet Soda May Alter Our Gut Microbes And Raise The Risk Of Diabetes

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Ditching sugar-sweetened drinks in favor of diet ones shaves the empty calories. But it doesn't help if you make up for those calories on your plate. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Some researchers think that artificial sweeteners, most frequently consumed in diet drinks, may confuse the body. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Do Diet Drinks Mess Up Metabolisms?

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